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These icons are so pretty, can I get them in green? [conditional formatting trick]

Published on Mar 22, 2016 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel
These icons are so pretty, can I get them in green? [conditional formatting trick]

One of our readers emailed this question recently,

I like the conditional formatting icons. I am trying to present some business data where going down is good. How do I get a green colored down arrow icon?

Essentially, Ms. CanIGetItInGreen wants this:

Unfortunately, Excel’s conditional formatting icons are not customizable. So we can’t get the green down arrows without some sneak. And sneak we shall.

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Create in-cell pie charts in Excel

Published on May 7, 2008 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, ideas, Learn Excel, technology

Here is a ridiculously easy trick to do nice incell pie charts in excel, what more, they will make you look like a charting wizard. Download free pie chart font from here (direct download link). The font has 21 pie chart codes starting with empty circle (character ‘a’) and ending with full circle (character ‘u’) […]

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